Program Description

This Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program is designed to give students essential skills required to become certified law enforcement officers in North Carolina.

The curriculum utilizes state commission-mandated topics and methods of instruction. General subjects include criminal, juvenile, civil, traffic, and alcoholic beverage laws, investigative process, patrol, and custody.  correspondence enrollment are not allowed for Basic Law Enforcement Training.

As authorized by 23 NCAC 02C .0301(b), in addition to other admission requirements required of all students, students applying for admission to C55120 Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) must meet requirements established under G.S. 17C (North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission) and G.S. 17E (North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission).

Admissions into BLET

SCC has adopted Policy 4.10 – Admissions for Basic Law Enforcement Training and Procedure 4.10.01 to align with this safety exception and to clearly outline the admission process for the BLET program.

Course Information


  • Certificate in Basic Law Enforcement Training – Certificate – C55120

Career Opportunities

Graduates should be eligible for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers within state, county or municipal governments or within private enterprise.

Program Links


Fabian Hewett

BLET Director/Instructor

(910) 788-6410